Oxford Topography: An Essay (Classic Reprint)

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To any one who comprehends the bearing of this reproduction of Agas's Plan of Oxford upon the other publications of the Oxford Historical Society, it will be clear that it is not so much the man, his method of working, his connexion with other early draughtsmen of cities, that Should be here noticed, as the value of this one per formance, the intrinsic features of this relic of early planning. To those intimate with the historians of Oxford, the question is opened whether this was not the very map that Anthony Wood consulted when he condensed and arranged in his City the confused and voluminous collections made by Twyne and himself. Others, again, who have given attention to the annals of Oxford in the Parliamentary war, must welcome this Opportunity of comparing an Elizabethan map of the city with one of Charles the Second's time, when almost all the castle had been 'slighted,' and the meadows around given Up to the pioneer's pick, shovel, and barrow, or traversed with fresh dykes for the better 'drowning' of the lower ground on the south. That this one Copy of the Oxford Plan should be still spared to the Bodleian, its natural keeper, that not another of the three copies known to Hearne in the early part of the eighteenth century should be left, is so very remarkable that one may fairly be allowed to call attention to the fact. From his diaries Hearne seems to have given some attention to the copies of this Plan, as he notes (diary 107, p. 9) how Mr. Baker the wiredrawer of Cornmarket had secured one from Stanton Harcourt, and had been ten years in getting it, and (diary.

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from Oxford Topography: An Essay To any one who comprehends the bearing of this reproduction of Agas s Plan of Oxford upon the other publications of the Oxford Historical Society, it will be clear that it is not so much the man, his method of working, his connexion with other early draughtsmen of cities, that Should be here noticed, as the value of this one per formance, the intrinsic features of this relic of early planning. To those intimate with the historians of Oxford, the question is opened whether this was not the very map that Anthony Wood consulted when he condensed and arranged in his City the confused and voluminous collections made by Twyne and himself. Others, again, who have given attention to the annals of Oxford in the Parliamentary war, must welcome this Opportunity of comparing an Elizabethan map of the city with one of Charles the Second s time, when almost all the castle had been slighted, and the meadows around given Up to the pioneer s pick, shovel, and barrow, or traversed with fresh dykes for the better drowning of the lower ground on the south. That this one Copy of the Oxford Plan should be still spared to the Bodleian, its natural keeper, that not another of the three copies known to Hearne in the early part of the eighteenth century should be left, is so very remarkable that one may fairly be allowed to call attention to the fact. From his diaries Hearne seems to have given some attention to the copies of this Plan, as he notes (diary 107, p. 9) how Mr. Baker the wiredrawer of Cornmarket had secured one from Stanton Harcourt, and had been ten years in getting it, and (diary. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781331965954

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